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‘In-house cleaning’ necessary, but don’t embarrass Pakistan: Nisar

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): PML-N leader and former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has lashed out at the ruling party as well as Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, advising him that putting the house in order is necessary, but avoid embarrassment to Pakistan internationally. Issuing his remarks from the capital, Nisar reacted to statements given by […]

LHC rejects petitions against Maryam Nawaz, Ahsan Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) rejected the contempt of court petitions against Maryam Nawaz and Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal which was filed against them by citizen. Justice Shahid Kareem heard the petition and remarked that respect does not reduce with the speeches in public rallies or gatherings. Is it appropriate when the Supreme Court […]

57 suspects indicted by ATC in Mashal Khan murder case

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: At least 57 arrested suspected in Mashal Khan murder case were indicted by an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Tuesday and also rejected the bail applications of 17 accused in the case. The ATC Judge, Justice Fazal Subhan rejected the bail applications of the accused after hearing the arguments of both sides and […]

Ahsan shows concern over educated youth joining extremist groups

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal has expressed his worries over the joining the terrorist groups by our educated youth and adding that we needs to stop elements who are poising our youth and depicting a false picture of world to them. Interior Minsiter said this while presiding over a meeting regarding the implementation […]

Pakistan will continue to play role for peaceful Afghanistan: Tehmina Janjua

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has said Pakistan will continue to play a positive and facilitating role for a peaceful and stable Afghanistan as peace in the neighboring country is the priority of Pakistan. This she said while talking to Under Secretary of State, Tom Shanon in New York on Monday. She […]

NAB court issues second summons to Sharif family for Sept 26

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The accountability court issued a second summons to the Sharif family to appear before the court on 26 September after they were failed to appear before the court hearing in corruption cases on Tuesday. National Accountability Bureau (NAB) submitted report in court regarding the issuing a summons to the accused Sharif family […]

Global

Saudi Arabia extends amnesty period for illegal immigrants

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has extended the amnesty period for one month for all illegal foreign workers, including Pakistani immigrants, to regularize their status or return to their country without any persecution. The Interior Ministry of Saudi Arabia said that the one month period would be started from September 16 and after the security forces will […]

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Rohingya refugees tell of new violence; call for Myanmar sanctions

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

COX’S BAZAR (Reuters): Rohingya Muslims fleeing a Myanmar military offensive arrived in Bangladesh on Monday with fresh accounts of violence and arson as a rights group called for sanctions and an arms embargo to stop what the United Nations has branded ethnic cleansing. The latest wave of violence in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State began on […]

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Suicide bombers kill 15 in northeast Nigeria

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

KANO (AFP): At least 15 people were killed on Monday when suicide bombers attacked an aid distribution point in northeast Nigeria, in the latest suspected strike by Boko Haram insurgents against civilians. The blasts occurred in the Konduga area, about 40 kilometres (25 miles) from the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, both of which have been […]

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Afghanistan can restore peace, stability at an early date: China

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

BEIJING (APP): While support an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned reconciliation process, a Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Monday hoped that Afghanistan could restore peace and stability at an early date. “China support the efforts made by Afghanistan to restore peace and stability,” Lu Kang told reporters during regular press briefing here. Responding to a question regarding Afghan […]

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India’s Supreme Court hears plea against Rohingya deportation

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

NEW DELHI (AFP): India´s Supreme Court on Monday began hearing a plea challenging a government decision to deport up to 40,000 Muslim Rohingya who have fled Myanmar, a lawyer said. The petition was filed on behalf of two Rohingya living at a refugee camp in New Delhi since escaping Myanmar, where a military crackdown since […]

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Nine killed in clash between Mexican army & armed group

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk MEXICO CITY: As many as nine persons were killed in clash between the Mexican army and armed group in the southwestern state of Guerrero. The authorities confirmed that eight suspected members of armed groups and one soldier were died in the clash. Roberto Álvarez Heredia, spokesman for the Guerrero Coordinating Group told media that […]

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Pakistan

SHC directs IG to personally monitor investigations into Tania Murder Case

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Chief Justice of Sindh High Court, Justice Ahmed Ali Sheikh, on Tuesday directed Inspector General of Sindh, Allah Dino Khowaja to provide security to the family of deceased Tania while personally  monitor investigations into the case. Deputy Inspector General Hyderabad Khadim Hussain Rind, other police officials and family members of the deceased […]

Teenage maid found hanged in Karachi bungalow was killed: report

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: A four member medical board, after examining body of the 17-year maid found dead in DHA Bungalow last week, declared on Tuesday that she was murdered. Talking to media persons after the medical examination of teenage Fatima daughter of Abdul Haq, Senior Medico-Legal Officer (MLO) Civil Hospital Dr Qarar Abbasi disclosed that […]

Kulsoom Nawaz to undergo another surgery today in London

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is to undergo here second surgery on Tuesday in London while her son Hussain Nawaz has requested from the whole nation to pray for his mother’s recovery. Hussain Nawaz told media that his father and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will […]

Law & order situation improved in Karachi: Governor Zubair

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Governor Sindh Mohammad Zubair has said the law and order situation in Karachi is much better than comparing to the last some years and revealed that he also received a extortion chit from unknown persons demanding money. This he said while addressing to media in Karachi on Tuesday. He added that in […]

Ayesha Gulalai accuses Imran Khan for using KP funds in NA-120 campaign

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: MNA of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Ayesha Gulalai has accused Imran Khan and others for using Khyber Pakhtunkhwa funds for their personal and in the campaign of NA-120 by-election of Lahore. Ayesha Gulalai said this while talking to media in Islamabad on Tuesday. Gulalai said that KP funds were been using for not in […]

PPP rejects rumors of approaching PML-N to repeal NAB laws

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Spokesperson of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Senator Farhatullah Babar denied the rumors that PPP approached the ruling PML-N with a proposal to repeal National Accountability (NAB) laws Babar said this while issuing party statement in this regard and rejected the news which was aired on private news channel and branded it baseless. […]

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Afghanistan

US to send 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan: Jim Mattis

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The United States Defese Secretary, Jim Mattis has said US will send 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan with the aim to make sure to achieve the US targets regarding announcing the new policy for the region. Mattis told this while talking to media persons that he is expecting to sign an order […]

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Senior Taliban leader killed in Jawzjan province

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A senior leaders of Taliban has been reportedly killed during the operation initiated by Afghan National Army (ANA) in Jawzjan province of Afghanistan on Tuesday. ANA official told that military chief of Taliban identified as Aqcha Qari Noorullah was killed during the operation and also adding that he was also operating as […]

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Five civilian killed in IED blast

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR:  At least five civilians were killed and one other was injured in a Improvised Explosive Device (IED) bomb blast which was occurred in Daman district of Kandahar province. An IED was blasted when a vehicle in Abdul Wahid village in Daman district ran over it in which five persons were died and […]

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3000 people committed suicide every year

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Human Rights Commission has claimed that around 3000 people committed suicide every year because of poverty, ignorance, domestic violence, forced marriages and drugs in Afghanistan. This was said to the conference by the Head of Independent Human Rights Commission, Qadrai Yazdan Parast has said they had registered around 3000 suicide attempts […]

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Nine ISIS members killed in airstrike

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

Monitoring Desk NANGARGAR: At least nine militants of ISIS were killed in an airstrike conducted by Afghan Air Forces in Achin district eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday. Ministry of Interior in a statement said that weapons and vehicles which were in use of the militants were also destroyed during the airstrike. Meanwhile, Afghan National Police […]

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Four killed in Afghan market explosion

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2017

KHOST (AFP): Four people were killed and 14 others wounded in an explosion at a mobile phone market in southeastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said, in the latest attack to hit the war-weary country. The deadly blast comes as the Afghan government considers a plan to arm 20,000 civilians to fight the Taliban and other […]

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Business

Pakistan borrowed $ 19.66 bn loans in four years

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Despite the high claims of PML-N regarding bringing revolution in the economic sector, the federal government had taken loans of $ 19.66 billion in the last four years. The local media outlet claims that during June 2013 and June 2017 Pakistan borrowed the highest numbers of load from the international institutions including […]

SBP allows commencement of banking business to Bank of China

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has allowed commencement of banking business to the Bank of China Limited, a spokesman of the central bank told on Monday. “Earlier, SBP had issued a banking license to the bank in the month of May 2017. The Bank of China Limited has complied with the important […]

PM Abbasi directs officials to expands exports to different markets

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of ministry of Commerce to review the balance of trade and measures to increase the exports. Ministry of Commerce presented several short and medium term alternatives to boost the exports and control the imports. The Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi directed the officials to […]

Govt to find new markets for meat and dairy product exports

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The federal government is trying to finding new markets for the export of meat and dairy products with the aim to improve the export of meat and dairy products. Government officials told state run media that several Muslims countries are dependent on imported Halal meat and Pakistan can get advantage from this […]

India ‘the most corrupt country in Asia’: Forbes

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Online): A recent survey conducted by the Transparency International declared India as “the most corrupt country in Asia”. The survey was published in March 2017, but the official handle of Forbes tweeted the article on Friday. The list released by Forbes about five top most corrupt countries in Asia said that India beats Vietnam, […]

PM Abbasi to Chair ECC meeting today

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will chair a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Tuesday (today). It is expected that several amendments in Rules of Business of 1973 will be approved and they will also discuss different petroleum projects in the country. Cabinet Secretariat distributed the agenda […]

Sports

Pakistan beats Thailand to enter Group I

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): History repeats itself as the longest serving player of Pakistan tennis Aqeel Khan once again helped the country beat Thailand’s Kittiphong Wachiramanowong 3-2 in the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group-II Final second reverse singles match here at Pakistan Sports Complex grass courts on Sunday. Aqeel once again proved that he is the real […]

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Imad Wasim retains top spot in ICC T20I ranking

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2017

LAHORE (NNI): All rounder Imad Wasim retained top spot among bowlers, while Team Pakistan ranked second in the latest ICC rankings issued for T20I. Meanwhile, Middle order batsman Babar Azam moves up to career-best sixth position in T20I rankings. The 22-year-old has risen 21 spots after his player of the series performance helped complete a […]

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ICC congratulates Pakistan for successful staging of Independence Cup

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): The International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday congratulated Pakistan for successful staging of the Independence Cup against World XI at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. ICC Director, Giles Clarke, and ICC Chief Executive, David Richardson, thanked the people of Pakistan for embracing the World XI players, and said the series has demonstrated Pakistan’s passion […]

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Misbah-Afridi get standing ovation from crowd

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2017

LAHORE (APP): Former Pakistan captains, Misbah ul Haq and Shahid Afridi were given standing ovation by a full house for their illustrious services for Pakistan cricket during the third and the last T20 international match of the independence Cup here on Friday night. Pakistan cricket Board arranged separate rides for the two star players in […]

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Davis Cup: Hosts Pakistan take 2-0 lead against Thailand

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2017

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan took 2-0 lead against Thailand in Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group II final as Aisamul Haq Qureshi and Aqeel Khan won their singles matches on day one at the Pakistan Sports Board Complex on Friday. Pakistan were finally able to enjoy home advantage after 12 years as the Davis Cup returned to […]

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World XI beat Pakistan in second T20 match

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: World XI team won the second T20 match against Pakistan on the second last ball of the match when Sri Lankan all-rounder hit a towering six against Roman Raees. Perera made a quick 47 runs on 19 balls with five sixes while Hashi Amla provide a solid starts to World XI and […]

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Fashion

Kareena Kapoor stuns fans with her body transformation

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2017

Web Desk ISLAMABAD: Bollywood beautiful actress Kareena Kapoor is back in her sizzling look after undergone a body transformation in just eight months after giving birth of her baby boy Taimur Ali Khan. The 36 years old actress looked stunning in the latest filmfare shoot and showed her evergreen looks to her fans as she […]

Kangana blames Aditya for sexually abusing her in struggling days

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut who is promoting her upcoming film Simran, has blamed Aditya Pancholi and leveled sexual abuse allegations against him. She said this in latest Interview; she revealed that when she was 17 years old Aditya Pancholi sexually abused her and adding that she went to Aditya’s wife Zarina Wahab […]

Miss working in comedy movies: Salman Khan

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2017

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Bollywood’s ‘Bhaijaan’ Salman Khan, while speaking to media, expressed a desire to work in more comedy movies, according to Times of India. Salman, who wooed the audiences in comedy blockbusters such as Andaz Apna Apna, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Judwaa and Ready, remarked that he is trying to work in a comedy movie but has yet to […]

‘Game of Thrones’ sets new record of ratings

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2017

Web Desk HBO has claimed that the finale episode of “Game of Thrones” has set the new records of viewership as total 12.1 million viewers watched the Sunday’s seventh season finale with the titled of “The Dragon and the Wolf”. It added that the finale of seventh season increased the viewership to 36% from 8.9 […]

Managing personal & professional life with a baby is difficult says Kareena

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2017

F.P. Report MUMBAI: Bollywood beautiful actress, Kareena Kapoor Khan has said that it is so difficult to balance the professional and personal life after having a small child. She said this while giving interview to local media. Kareena said time has change and we are improving and Indian cinema women are protarying more powerful which […]

Bollywood producing world class movies says Nawaz-u-Din Saddiqui

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: Nawaz-u-Di Sadiqui has said many of our Bollywood stars eagerly wanted to work in the Hollywood but I don’t understand why they underestimate our own industry and were in obsession of going to Hollywood. This he said in a interview, the veteran actor said some of our friend in thought of Hindi […]